Congratulations to basketball coach Dr Adrian Hurley OAM on being inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Adrian is a legend of Australian coaching and has made a significant contribution to basketball over four decades.
He played a key role in establishing the Australian Institute of Sport basketball program and served as the Head Coach or Assistant Coach of the national team for more than a decade.
He became the first Boomers coach to take an Australian team through to the medal rounds of an Olympic Games, finishing fourth in 1988 at Seoul.
He led the Perth Wildcats to the 1995 NBL championship, was NBL Coach of the Year in 2004-05 and was inducted into the Australian Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach in 2004.
Congratulations Adrian on this well-deserved honour.
Adrian’s induction will air on Channel 7 on Thursday December 8- Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Heroes and Legends.